A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala. The temblor was picked up at 18:07:17 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/07/19 / 2019-07-10 00:07:17 / July 10, 2019 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -91.1174° West, 14.1135° North, depth 68.03 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.03 km (42 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004gfu. Unique identifier: us70004gfu.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salcajá, Totonicapán, San Raimundo.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km WNW of La Gomera, Guatemala.
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